The Vampyricon The Lady of Serpents Author:Douglass Clegg Aleric was once known as Falconer, for his ability to communicate with predator birds and for his service as a falcon trainer for the royal court. But after his forbidden love for the Baron's daughter was discovered, he lost everything - his status, his lover, and in the ruins of an ancient city, his very humanity - only to be reborn as a vampyr... more »e.
Hailed as the prophesied messiah of the vampyres, Aleric seemed destined for glory. Until he was captured, like many of his brethren, by the sorceress Enora, imprisoned, and forced to fight in the arena for her amusement. Enora, with an otherworldly legion of shape-shifters at her command relentlessly pursues her quest for eternal life. She will not be denied - and any who dare oppose her are swiftly subjugated and annihilated - even vampyres.
To end Enora's reign of terror, Aleric must escape and find the alchemist behind her power, though that may mean unleashing Pythia, the Lady of Serpents - Aleric's old enemy, the seductress who ended his mortal life. For she alone may hold the key to not only the survival of the vampyres, but also all of humankind...« less